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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 2 months ago

Is it "on-going" or "ongoing"?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    it's ongoing. it's an adjective indicating progress in something. On-going splits the adjective into two other parts of speech that are meaningless in that order. 

  • Adele
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    It's ongoing  not on-going :)

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    The required spelling here is 'ongoing'. It means 'progressing', 'continuing' or 'evolving'.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    It is 'ongoing'.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    ongoing ...............

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Ongoing is correct. It's an adjective indicating progress in something. On-going splits the adjective into two other parts of speech that are meaningless in that order.

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    yes it is

    "on going" is something completely different

  • 2 months ago

    It is always one word. There has never been a hyphen needed for this.

  • 2 months ago

    I would use the compound rather than the hyphenated form, but either is acceptable.  Robert explains the idea of word, and how words tend to evolve over time.  That is, many compound words were once hyphenated.

  • 2 months ago

    Hyphenated words tend to change over time. They become one word.

    "Ongoing". This has made it to the one word stage. This is according to all online dictionaries

    Source(s): Native American English speaker for 69 years
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